How to Become a General Contractor in Florida

Florida is renowned as the land of sunshine and palm trees. It also has a booming construction industry, with new homes, businesses, and offices going up every day. For those looking to break into this lucrative industry, a Florida contractor’s license is necessary. Read on to find out how to go about getting one. Florida… Continue reading

Specialty Licenses: Electrical Contractors

One type of sub specialty that requires its own license in the State of Florida is electricians and electrical work. To do this type of work, a general contractor must also have a certified license from the Electrical Contractors Licensing Board, or hire a specialist who carries one. There are actually several types of certifications… Continue reading

Getting Licensed in the State of Florida

For any true professional doing business in this state, obtaining a Florida contractor’s license is a key step in the process. And since Florida doesn’t allow any reciprocity — just because you have a license in another state doesn’t mean you’re free to practice your trade here in Florida — it means anyone who wants… Continue reading

What Activities Require a License in Florida?

When making the decision on whether or not to get licensed, or deciding which type of license is right for your business, it helps to know what activities the state considers holding a general contractors license a necessity, and which activities it allows individuals to engage in without a license. It helps to hear how… Continue reading